Israeli officials who favor concessions to the Palestinians — get labeled by Big Media as “pragmatic,” “moderate,” and “dovish.” What about the Palestinian officials outed as favoring concessions to Israel? Is the MSM describing them as “moderates,” “doves,” and “pragmatic” now? Not Robert Fisk: It will be – and is – an outrage for the…
BBC’s Mideast editor rebuked for breaching impartiality and accuracy rules.
The Lebanese clear Israel of using radioactive weapons – the Indie fails to acknowledge.
Our sixth annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.
HonestReporting calls on the media to recognize the circumstances surrounding this terrible accident.
HonestReporting UK recently challenged Robert Fisk’s charge that Israel had deployed a “secret uranium bomb” in Southern Lebanon during this summer’s conflict. In a fit of sensationalist reporting unbefitting a “quality” newspaper, the Independent published the story on the front page without waiting for the results of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) investigation into the allegations.…
Over the years, Israel has been accused of many diabolical acts and condemned before the full evidence is presented. The Jenin “massacre” and Gaza Beach libels are but two examples. Now, the Independent of 28 October has run a front page exclusive by Robert Fisk alleging Israeli use of a “secret uranium bomb” in Lebanon during the recent war. The charge is…
As President Bush calls for Palestinian democracy, some columnists criticize the idea.
Our annual award for the most skewed and biased reporting.
Robert Fisk is nearly beaten to death, plus 5 more snippets from a busy week of political and military activity.